Playtime Paris!

I was a bit sad to miss the action in Europe : all the exciting Trade Shows in Copenhagen (CIFFKIDS), Amsterdam (Kleine Fabriek), London (Bubble), Florence (Pitti Bimbo), Paris (Playtime). Luckily, I will be in the US in March, just in time for Playtime New York, a show that I…

Formidable Violaine – Paris

Violaine, her husband Benoit and their son Achille live in Paris 18eme (next to Le Sacre Coeur). Violaine Belle-Croix has a passion for magazines, no matter if paper or online, well established or emerging, related to kids or to adults. She contributes to many publications…

Clotaire, the shoes that we were all looking for…

. Fruit of the imagination of a trio of young executive parents, Clotaire is a new brand, inspired by 50's school shoes. Violaine Belle-Croix (journalist), Wenceslas Betolaud (Jurist) and Johanna El Iman (Marketing manager in luxury goods) shared the same wish to equip their…

Online retailer LFG launches a magazine

    "Media companies are going to become retailers and retailers are going to become media companies, it's inevitable" recently said Net-a-porter founder Nathalie Massenet in an interview with the Financial Times. Forward thinking Marie Soudre-Richard, queen of the online…

Anorak goes French

  Anorak is launching its French edition, oui oui! So many things going on for "the happy mag for kids": the fun&game iphone app has been super successful, a German edition of the magazine is already on the market and the ipad app is due at the end of October. Last but…